Sentinel lymph node is denominated as the initial focus of tumour metastasis via lymphatic effluvium from a primary tumour. Sentinel lymph node biopsy is considered as a gold standard in staging metastatic lymph nodes in breast carcinoma and melanoma. Sentinel lymph node biopsy has effectively displaced the invasive intervention of comprehensive axillary lymph node dissection ( ALND) in the management of infiltrating breast carcinoma. A dual tracer technique, a percutaneous demarcation of the biopsied node or utilization of blue dye can be cogently applied. Recommendations and guidelines for appropriately assessing the sentinel node are well delineated.
I have an M.D.(Patholgy) from Panjab University Chandigarh, in 1993 and a Fellowship in Pathology from Indian Medical Association-Academy of Medical Specialities (IMA-AMS) in 2007.I am also a Life member of Indian Medical Association, Delhi Medical Association, Indian Association of Pathology and Microbiology.
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